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Sending 3D-Printed Rockets to Space

Sending 3D-Printed Rockets to Space

Written by David

April 11, 2019

To see Tim Ellis hunched over his laptop, alone in a room at a major space industry conference in Colorado, you can hardly imagine that he might be the next Elon Musk. But Relativity Space, the company he co-founded in December 2015 with the vision of launching 3D-printed rockets, has grown from 14 to 80 employees in one year and will recruit another 40 this year. Tim Ellis of Relativity giving an overview of his launch company, Relativity, in a talk at #35SS , including the announcement just last Friday of Telesat as a customer. — Jeff Foust (@jeff_foust) April 8, 2019 Relativity Space has raised $45 million so far, Canadian satellite operator Telesat has entrusted it with the launch of part of its future 5G satellite constellation and the US military has given it a launch pad at Cape Canaveral. And Ellis, who six years ago was […]


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